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Winning team lifting the BM BIRLA CUP


Polo | Tournaments


Blazing The Field | BM Birla Cup 2020




BM Birla Cup for 2020 started on March 11 and had its final war on March 15


Day 1
(11 March 2020)

Cavaliers

Sumer Singh Deval (-2)
Sanjay Singh (0)
Capt. Mrityunjay Singh (0)
Lt. Col Vishal Chauhan (4)

Jaipur

Maharaja Narendra Singh (0)
Lokendra Dhirawat (0)
Ashwani Sharma (0)
Pranav Kapoor (2)

Chukker 1
The first day of B.M Birla Cup started with the umpire dropping the ball on the field. The green battlefield came to life and the tussle began. For the first chukker Team Jaipur missed the chance to win any goal and were stuck on 0. Team Cavaliers on the other hand opened their account with the help of Lt. Col. Vishal Chauhan. The scores at the end of the chukker were 0-1.
Cavaliers – 1 Jaipur- 0

Chukker 2
The match moved into the second chukker with the score of 0-1 in favour for team Cavaliers. Marching forward, the second chukker enhanced the score of Cavaliers by 1 goal, brought in by Mrityunjay Singh. While the scoreboard changed to 2 for them, team Jaipur was still looking in search for their first goal, when the hooter sounded. Cavaliers – 2 Jaipur – 0


Chukker 3
Third chukker rolled in and got new hopes for team Jaipur, who still had two chukkers left to change their fate. But like the first two chukker, this one too, did not do any wonders for them. Instead, Vishal Chauhan bagged in the third goal for Cavaliers. With this the third chukker ended.
Cavaliers – 3
Jaipur- 0


Chukker 4
The match was into its final chukker, with Cavaliers in the lead by 3 goals. After battling the tiff, Vishal Chauhan managed to get the ball right through the goalpost , welcoming the fourth goal for Cavaliers, fiercely defeating Team Jaipur with the final score of 0-4. Cavaliers- 4
Jaipur – 0

Match 2

Chandna Group
Dilip Singh Talabgaon (0)
Maj Anant Rajpurohit (0)
Ashok Chandna (0)
Vicky Nihlani (2)
Kanota Polo
Iliyas Ali (-1)
Surya Bahadur (0)
Yogeshwar Singh (1)
Pratap Kanota (2)


Chukker 1
The second match for the day began with Yogeshwar getting the first goal for his team. Players
were into a competitive tiff when Yogeshwar came forward and drove the ball towards the
goalpost, successfully getting the second goal for Team Kanota Polo. The first goal for Chandna
Group was bagged by Maj Anant Rajpurohit. With a score of 2-1, the chukker ended.
Chandna Group – 1
Kanota Polo – 2


Chukker 2
Second chukker came alive with Dilip Singh getting the equalising goal for Chandna Group, bringing the scoreboard to 2 all. Fighting to get the lead, both the teams raced to take control of the ball and Vicky Nihlani was successful in getting the leading third goal for Team Chandna. The chukker wrapped up with the score of 3-2, in favour for Chandna Group.
Chandna Group – 3
Kanota Polo – 2


Chukker 3
The game moved into the third chukker, with Chandna Group in lead by 1 goal. For the chukker Pratap Kanota and Yogeshwar Singh backed each other up by getting one goal each, registering in the account for Kanota Polo. This brought the score sheet to change to 4 goals to 3, the lead getting into the hands of Team Kanota. While Chandna Group bagged no new goals in the chukker. With this the final hooter for the chukker sounded.
Chandna Group – 3
Kanota Polo – 4


Chukker 4
Landing into the last chukker, the game was in favour for Kanota Polo till now. But the tables turned when there were three back to back goals recorded for Chandna Group. All the three goals were hit in by Ashok Chandna , increasing their score to 6, while Kanota Polo was stuck on 4, when the chukker ended.
The victory was booked in the name for Chandna Group, winning with a score of 6-4.
Chandna Group – 6
Kanota Polo – 4

Day 2
(12 March 2020)


Central Academy
Laxman Singh (-2)
Sawai Singh (0)
Vikramaditya Singh Barkana (0)
Col. Ravi Rathore (5)
Jaipur
Maharaj Narendra Singh (0)
Lokendra Dhirawat (0)
Ashwani Sharma (0)
Pranav Kapur (2)
Team Jaipur got an advantage of 0.5.


Chukker 1
The ball rolled in for the first chukker and the hunt began. The very first goal for the match, chukker and Central Academy was scored by Sawai Singh. Soon after that the game had its second goal, again going into the account of Central Academy , with the help of Vikramaditya Singh Barkana. By the time the chukker ended Team Jaipur was still stuck on 0.5 of the advantage, while the scoreboard reflected 0.5-2.
Central Academy - 2
Jaipur – 0.5

Chukker 2
The second chukker started off soon and the scores were 0.5-2, in favour for Central Academy. Their score further increased when Col. Ravi Rathore bagged the third goal. The account for Team Jaipur was opened by Pranav getting the first goal. The scores were now 1.5-3. Ravi Rathore and Vikramaditya Singh Barkana worked together to elevate their team score by two goals, getting one goal each. By the time the chukker ended, the scores were 1.5-5.
Central Academy - 5
Jaipur – 1.5


Chukker 3
The third chukker came to life when Pranav hit it right through the goalpost, getting the second goal for Team Jaipur, changing their score to 2.5. Col Ravi Rathore, soon took over the ball and successfully secured the sixth goal for Central Academy. It was Pranav again on the ball, and dragging it towards the goalpost he got the third goal for his team. Next in line was Ashwani, who got the fourth goal for Team Jaipur. With this the third chukker ended.
Central Academy - 6
Jaipur – 4.5


Chukker 4
The match was now into its final chukker with a score of 4.5-6, in favour for Central Academy. For this chukker only one goal was recorded , coming from Vikramaditya Singh Barkana, getting the seventh goal for Central Academy. The match rested with Central Academy winning with a score of 7-4.5.
Central Academy - 7
Jaipur – 4.5

Match 2


61st Cavalry
Shubham Gupta (-2)
Akarsh Tiberwal (-2)
Maj Aman Singh (1)
Col Ravi Rathore, VSM (5) Kanota Polo
Iliyas Ali (-1)
Surya Bahadur (0)
Yogeshwar Singh (1)
Pratap Kanota (2)


Chukker 1
The first chukker came into action at the RPC Ground. It witnessed a goal from Col. Ravi Rathore, which was the first goal for 61st Cavalry. After a long fight and showcase of great defence tactics the first chukker ended with a score of 1-0.
61st Cavalry - 1
Kanota Polo – 0


Chukker 2
Moving into the second chukker, the first goal for the chukker was bagged by Shubham Gupta, which changed the score for 61st Cavalry to 2. Then came the opening goal for Kanota Polo by Yogeshwar. Now the scoresheet reflected 2-1. Before the chukker end, the third goal for 61st Cavalry was hit in by Ravi Rathore.
61st Cavalry - 3
Kanota Polo – 1


Chukker 3
The match landed on to the chukker 3, with 61st Cavalry maintaining the lead by 2 goals. Shubham Gupta welcomed the fourth goal for the team, followed by Maj Aman Singh getting the fifth goal. Shubham Gupta took the lead again and secured the sixth and the seventh goal for 61st Cavalry. Unfortunately there were no new goals hit it by Kanota Polo.
61st Cavalry - 7
Kanota Polo – 1


Chukker 4
The final chukker rolled in and the first goal for the chukker was hit by Ravi Rathore, changing his team score to 8. Pratap Kanota moved forward to get the second goal for the team, but his team was far behind by 6 goals and there could be nothing done as the final hooter sounded, announcing the victory of 61st Cavalry.
61st Cavalry - 8
Kanota Polo – 2

Day 3
(13 March 2020)


Match 1
61st Cavalry
Shubham Gupta (-2)
Akarsh Tiberwal (-2)
Maj Aman Singh (1)
Col Ravi Rathore, VSM (5)
Chandna Group
Dilip Singh Talabgaon (0)
Maj Anant Rajpurohit (0)
Ashok Chandna (0)
Vicky Nihlani (2)






Chukker 1
The first match started when the ball was rolled in for the first chukker. Maj Aman got the first goal for 61st Cavalry followed by Shubham Gupta getting the second goal. Ashok Chandna took the charge for his team and was successful in getting the first opening goal for Chandna Group. With this the first chukker ended.
61st Cavalry – 2
Chandna Group – 1


Chukker 2
The equalising goal hit in by Ashok Chandna charged up the second chukker. The score was now 2 all. Shubham Gupta hit the tie breaker, getting the third goal for 61st Cavalry, followed by Ashok Chandna getting the equaliser again. Ravi Rathore secured the leading, fourth goal before the chukker ended.
61st Cavalry – 4
Chandna Group – 3


Chukker 3
The third chukker was welcomed with a goal hit by Maj Aman Singh and got 61st Cavalry leading the way by 2 goals. The difference was lessened when Ashok Chandna bagged the fourth goal for his team. the scores by the end of the chukker were 3-4. 61st Cavalry – 5
Chandna Group – 4


Chukker 4
The fourth and the final chukker registered 3 goals , all of them coming from 61st Cavalry. Two of them were secured by Maj Aman Singh while the remaining was hit by Akarsh Tiberwal. While on the other hand Chandna Group still was on 4 and was defeated by 61st Cavalry by 4 goals.
61st Cavalry – 8
Chandna Group- 4

Match 2


Central Academy
Laxman Singh (-2)
Sawai Singh (0)
Vikramaditya Singh Barkana (0)
Padmanabh Singh (3)
Cavaliers
Sumer Singh Deval (-2)
Sanjay Singh (0)
Capt. Mrityunjay Singh (0)
Lt. Col Vishal Chauhan (4)
Central Academy got an advantage of 0.5





Chukker 1
The second match for the day began. The very first goal came in from Pacho changing the score of Central Academy to 1.5. The second goal was also hit in by Pacho, while The Cavaliers still were looking to hit in their first goal. With this the first chukker ended.
Central Academy – 2.5
Cavaliers – 0


Chukker 2
Moving in the second chukker, the score was 2.5-0, in favour for Central Academy. The opening goal for Cavaliers was brought in by Vishal Chauhan and now the scoresheet reflected 1-2.5.
The tiff for the lead continued till the hooter was sounded for the chukker end.
Central Academy – 2.5
Cavaliers – 1


Chukker 3
The third chukker came into action with third goal by Pacho. While the second goal for Cavaliers was bagged by Vishal Chauhan. Battling fiercely, the fourth and the fifth goal for Central Academy were again hit In by Pacho and now the scoreboard reflected 2-5.5, wrapping up the third chukker.
Central Academy – 5.5
Cavaliers – 2



Chukker 4
The match moved on to its fourth and final chukker where Pacho got the sixth goal for his team. The third goal for Cavaliers was bagged by Mrityunjay Singh followed by Sanjay Singh getting the fourth goal. With a score of 4-6.5, Central Academy won the match.
Central Academy – 6.5
Cavaliers - 4

Day 4
(15 March 2020)


Finals
Central Academy
Siddhant Singh (-2)
Davis Colley (0)
Vikramaditya Singh Barkana (0)
Padmanabh Singh (3)
61st Cavalry
Shubham Gupta (-2)
Akarsh Tiberwal (-2)
Maj Aman Singh (1)
Col Ravi Rathore, VSM (5)
Central Academy got an advantage of 0.5.



Chukker 1
The final tussle for the BM Birla Cup began at the RPC Ground at 4:30 p.m. ,when the ball was rolled in by the umpire. The first goal for the match was welcomed by Central Academy, with the help of Padmanabh Singh. Whereas the opening goal for 61st Cavalry was scored by Shubham Gupta. The scores at the end of the chukker were 1.5-1.
Central Academy - 1.5
61st Cavalry - 1
Chukker 2
The second chukker for the match saw three goals, all bagged by Pacho for Central Academy. It
increased their score to 4.5. While 61st Cavalry did not get any goal for the chukker. With this
the final hooter for the chukker was sounded, with Central Academy in lead.
Central Academy - 4.5
61st Cavalry - 1



Chukker 3
The match was one becoming sided as Central Academy led the way with a score of 4.5-1. It was further increased when Pacho and Vikramaditya Singh Barkana got one goal each, with 61st Cavalry still lurking on 1. The scores at the end of the chukker were 6.5-1.
Central Academy - 6.5
61st Cavalry - 1



Chukker 4
The final battle was into the final chukker and the second goal for 61st Cavalry was witnessed by Ravi Rathore. The scoresheet now reflected 6.5-2. As the chukker was moving towards its end Davis Colley hit the goal for Central Academy, bringing their score to 7.5, with which the battle ended.
The victory for the BM Birla Cup 2020 was registered in the name of Central Academy.
Central Academy - 7.5
61st Cavalry - 2




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